Spider Rybaak Holds Free Fishing Classes

Author Spider Rybaak has announced that he will hold his free kids fishing classes in 2015. This is the author's 11th year of providing these free classes to kids in the New York Area. The classes will be May though October.

Local author/photographer, Spider Rybaak, announces he’ll conduct his popular, FREE kids fishing classes again in 2015, the 11th year in a row.

May

16: Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier), NY 3, Fulton - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

23: Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Is State Park                                 

  • Regular fishing  - 11 a.m.-1p.m.     
  • Fly-fishing - 1:30-3:30 p.m.

30: Oneida Lake Hatchery, NY 49, Constantia, - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

June

6: May’s Point fishing access site, Montezuma NWR, NY 89 - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

13: Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Is. State Park

  • Regular fishing - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Fly-fishing - 1:30 – 3:30p.m.

20: Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier), NY 3, Fulton - 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

27: Oneida Lake Hatchery, NY 49, Constantia -11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

July

4: Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Is. State Park

  • Regular fishing - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Fly-fishing   - 1:30 -3:30 p.m.

11: Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier), NY 3, Fulton - 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

18: Oneida Lake Hatchery, NY 49, Constantia - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

25: Great Swamp Nature Conservancy, North Main Street, Canastota - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

August

1:Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Is. State Park

  • Regular fishing - 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Fly-fishing - 1:30 – 3:30p.m.

15: Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier) , NY 3, Fulton - 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

22: Oneida Lake Hatchery, NY 49, Constantia, - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

September

5: Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Is. State Park

  • Regular fishing - 11 a.m. -1 p.m.
  • Fly-fishing - 1:30 – 3:30p.m.

12: Oneida Lake Hatchery, NY 49, Constantia - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

19: Great Swamp Nature Conservancy, North Street, Canastota - 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

October

3: Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Is. State Park

  • Regular fishing -11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Fly-fishing - 1:30 – 3:30p.m.

10: Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier), NY 3, Fulton  - 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 

Classes will consist of lessons in fishing with live bait and lures unless noted otherwise.

All bait and tackle will be provided for the day.

Kids of all ages are welcome. Students 16 and over must possess a valid, NYS fishing license.

This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Nature Center and SAMPO.

Tackle provided by Shakespeare, Berkley and Cortland Line Co. 

For more information, contact Spider at srybaak@yahoo.com